College of Business

Graduate Student Assistantships

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantships

  • An assistantship provides a monthly stipend and a reduction of tuition to in-state levels for international students. The number of assistantships is limited; they are granted on a competitive basis.First priority is to students enrolled in the MS program in Economics; lower priority will be given to graduate students in the College of Business. An assistantship is awarded on a semester-by-semester basis.
  • A student must meet the following conditions:
  • Unconditional admission status (provisional or probational acceptance precludes eligibility);
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA (probation precludes eligibility);
  • No other outside employment;
  • Satisfactory progress towards an advanced degree in economics;
  • Enrollment of a minimum of six hours in the summer and a minimum of nine hours of coursework per long semester;
  • The Office of Graduate Studies requires an applicant whose native language is not English to submit a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 213 on the computer-based TOEFL, 79 on the TOEFL iBT, or 6.5 on the IELTS. UTA does not require the TOEFL or IELTS for an applicant whose native language is not English IF he or she holds a bachelor or masters degree from a US institution.
  • Return to Department of Economics, Box 19479, UT-Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019. Return in person to Suite 309, College of Business at UT-Arlington.